The following announcement was written by the Florida State Genealogical Society:
Submission Deadline: 1 Apr 2008
The Florida State Genealogical Society (FSGS) is accepting program proposals for the 2008 Conference (the 32nd Annual FSGS Conference) which is scheduled to be held 14-15 November 2008 in Maitland, Florida.
Among the topics being considered are lectures on Computers/Technology, Beginning Genealogy, Research Sources, Immigration/migration, Florida Research (i.e., history, available records, repositories, ethnic and religious groups, etc.), Society Management, and broader genealogical topics including methodology, problem solving, publishing, military records, land records, etc.
Proposals should include the following information:
- The title of the lecture and a brief, but specific, outline and/or abstract.
- Short summary for the program schedule (one or two sentences).
- Audience skill level (i.e., beginner, intermediate, advanced or any mixture.)
- Speaker's name, address, telephone number, fax number and e-mail address.
- Brief speaker's biography (150 words or less)
- Brief resume of recent lecturers the speaker has given.
Each session will be limited to one hour. Presentations should include a brief ten-minute question-and-answer period. Camera-ready syllabus material (due 1 October 2008) will be required for each presentation whether lecture, seminar or workshop. The syllabus will be distributed at the conference.
Each speaker will be limited to a maximum of three presentations; however, up to six proposals can be submitted. FSGS conference lecturers will receive a limited compensation package (available upon request).
If you have any questions, please contact Ann Staley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested individuals should submit proposals via e-mail to FSGS in an MS-Word, WordPerfect, or PDF file to Susan Roberts at email@example.com.